Solid Waste Program


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EMD is certified by the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) as the Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) for Sacramento County. The LEA enforces state laws pertaining to the storage, processing and disposal of solid waste.

The LEA permits and inspects solid waste facilities to ensure compliance with state minimum standards, inspects all refuse collection vehicles operating in the County and responds to complaints about illegal dumping and public nuisances caused by solid waste facilities.

These Solid Waste Facilities include:

  • Active and Closed Landfills
  • Transfer Stations
  • Composting Facilities
  • Wood & green waste Chip & Grinding operations
  • Construction, Demolition and Inert Debris Processing Facilities

For more information, please contact:

Sacramento County Environmental Management Department
Environmental Compliance Division
11080 White Rock Rd., Suite 200
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

916-875-8513 (fax)